Ingredients A-Z

You can rest assured that we confidently vouch for every single Rudolph Care ingredient as well as how we combine them in our products. Here you'll find all ingredients in the face & body products. From A-Z, with full transparency.


Acacia Senegal Gum

Natural ingredient extracted from bark and plant roots. Tightens the surface of the skin for visible smoothing of fine lines.

Acmella Oleacera Extract

Instantly reduces fine lines and gives a significantly smooth skin. Has a naturally relaxing effect on the facial muscles

Aesculus Hippocastanum Extract (horse chestnut flower extract)

Extract from horse chestnut flowers, manually picked in the Ardèche region of France. Just two thirds of the flowers are harvested, which ensures a responsible harvest. The extract embraces and revitalizes lines and wrinkles in the eye area and plumps the skin.



Algae Extract

Brown algae with fatty acids that contribute to maintaining the skin’s elasticity and suppleness. The brown algae energizes the skin and protects from free radicals, pollution and changing weather conditions. It has a documented anti age effect as the algae stimulates the production of both hyaluronic acid and collagen. Protects from skin dehydration too.

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract (aloe vera)

Adds and locks moisture into the skin. Soothes redness and irritation.

Anthemis Nobilis Flower Water (chamomile)

Soothes delicate skin. Beneficial to all types of skin irritation and calms redness, itching and dryness.

Aqua (water)


Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil (argan oil)

Nourishes the skin in death leaving it silky soft and supple.


Brassica Campestris Seed Oil (rapeseed oil)

Efficient oil rich in natural tocopherol (vitamin E), which protects against free radicals and therefore protects the skin from outside pollution and UV radiation.

Brassica Napus Seed Oil (rapeseed oil)

Efficient oil rich in natural tocopherol (vitamin E), which protects against free radicals and therefore protects the skin from outside pollution and UV radiation.

Brassica Oleracea Italica Seed Oil (broccoli oil)

An effective moisturizer that absorbs quickly and helps the skin retain moisture. Boosts glow with rich fatty acids.

Butyrospermum Parkii Butter (shea butter)

Vegetable fat, which is rich in unsaturated fatty acids and vitamins. Shea butter is good for softening and revitalizing – and has a protective effect on the skin.


C12-16 Alcohols

A part of the ingredient 'Aesculus Hippocastanum Extract (horse chestnut flower extract)'. An emulsifier that binds oil and water.

Calendula Officinalis Flower Water

Calendula consists of carotenoids, flavonoids and essential oils. The mild and nourishing plant holds anti-inflammatory properties. Calendula contains plantbased antioxidants that protect cells from free radicals. It’s also said to soothe inflammation and combat vira and bacteria. Calendula has a cleansing effect that can also calm minor skin problems as redness and light irritation.

Candelilla Cera

Candelilla wax works as a protective layer on the skin and is also thickening the product texture.

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride

Vegetable oil, which gives a good feel to the skin.

Capryloyl Glycerin/Sebacic Acid Copolymer

100% natural and sustainable emollient. A suitable alternative to silicone fluid that gives a better skin feeling. Used to reduce the greasiness from natural oils.


Gentle scrub that removes dead skin cells from the skin surface.

Cera Alba (beeswax)

Gives structure and texture to the product. Has a smooth feel on application and results in soft and supple skin

Cetearyl Alcohol

Vegetable stabilizer/texturizer, derived from RSPO certified palm oil or coconut oil.

Cetearyl Glucoside

Vegetable sugar-based emulsifier. Stabilizes and thickens.

Chondrus Crispus Powder

Powder from red algae that has thickening and stabilizing properties.


Golden glitter - see further explanation under the ingredient 'Mica'


Golden glitter - see further explanation under the ingredient 'Mica'

Citric Acid

Natural citric acid to regulate the pH value.

Citrullus Lanatus Seed Oil

Melon seed oil. Oil from watermelon seeds is very nourishing, though it’s a very light oil with great absorption properties. It’s rich in essential fatty acids that help restore the skin’s elasticity.

Cocamidopropyl Betaine

Cleansing agent that boosts foam and viscosity.


Natural oil. Softens and gives a sensory experience.


Mild vegetable washing active. Originates from RSPO certified palm oil or coconut oil.

Cocos Nucifera Oil (coconut oil)

Softens, moisturizes, providing suppleness and enhancing the skin’s natural elasticity. Has an antiseptic effect. Its structure makes it good for dry, itchy and sensitive skin.

Cucumis Sativus Fruit Extract (cucumber extract)

Cucumber extract relieves, calms and soothes the skin. Contains amino acids, proteins, lipids, vitamin C and minerals such as magnesium, potassium and silica that nourish and strengthen the skin.


Decyl Glucoside

A non-ionic surfactant with splendid foam capacity and optimal dermatologic compatibility.

Dicraprylyl Carbonate

Nourishing vegetable oil, derived from RSPO certified palm oil, with a unique dispersal ability, which improves the spreadability on the skin and leaves it silky soft.


Echinacea Purpurea Extract (coneflower)

Soothing, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and anti-irritant.

Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Extract (açai extract)

Rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. This unique combination has a revitalizing effect for radiance and glow.

Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Oil (açai oil)

The powerful açai berry from the Amazon has revitalizing properties from its unique concentration of antioxidants, vitamin C & E, omega 6 & 9 and minerals (iron and potassium)


Fragaria Vesca Fruit Extract (strawberry extract)

Strawberry extract enriches and strengthens the skin with vitamin C, reduces the visibility of pores and calms the skin.


Fructose, a part of the ingredient 'Aesculus Hippocastanum Extract (horse chestnut flower extract)'

Fucus Vesiculosus Extract

A mixture of two different kinds of seaweed from Danish waters. Rich in minerals, proteins and antioxidants with a strong soothing and conditioning effect.



Plant-based moisturizer made from coconut oil and RSPO certified palm oil. Preserves the skin’s moisture balance and prevents dryness.

Glyceryl Caprylate/Caprate

Co emulsifier and thickener.

Glyceryl Stearate

Vegetable stabilizer/texturizer, originated from RSPO certified palm oil or coconut oil.

Glyceryl Stearate Citrate

W/O emulsifier (water/oil emulsifier), origins from RSPO certified palm oil or sunflower oil.

Glycine Soja Oil

Carrier for Tocopherol (vitamin E)


Hamamelis Virginiana Leaf Water

Witch hazel cleanses and works astringent and firming on the skin.

Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil

Sunflower oil. Used to support vitamin F.

Hippophae Rhamnoides Fruit Oil

Sea buckthorn oil. Rich in vitamin C, boasting astringent and antiinflamatory effects. Especially effectful on dry, sunburnt and stressed skin.

Hydrogenated Lecithin

A part of a compound ingredient (Hydrogenated Lecithin; C12-16 Alcohols; Palmitic Acid). Emulsifier, gelling agent and stabilizer that's neither greasy nor sticky.

Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil

Vegetable stabilizer/texturizer, which comes from RSPO certified palm oil or rapeseed. Softens and protects the skin.

Hydrolyzed Carrot Protein

Carrot extract that hydrates and nourishes the skin.

Hydrolyzed Kale Protein

Kale extract packed with vitamin A and E that are renowned for their collagen and elasticity boosting properties on the skin. Kale also nourishes and cares for the skin with a high level of strengthening vitamin C.

Hydrolyzed Lemon Protein

Lemon extract that hydrates and nourishes the skin.

Hydrolyzed Rhizobian Gum

Smooths wrinkles and counteract signs of aging.

Hydrolyzed Rice Bran Protein

Adds moisture and makes the skin supple and soft.

Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein

Wheat protein that adds moisture and makes the skin smooth and soft.

Hydrolyzed Wheat Starch

Wheat starch that adds moisture and makes the skin smooth and soft.



Isomalt is a sugar used as a carrier in our apple stem cell extract (Malus Domestica Fruit Cell Culture Extract)


Lactic Acid

Lactic acid hydrates and is a natural part of the protective acid mantle on the skin.

Laminaria Ochroleuca Extract (algae extract)

Stimulating and strengthening the skin’s collagen, algae extract smooths and firms the barrier of the skin.


Part of a compound ingredient (Oleic Acid, Terminalia Arjuna extract, Lecithin)

Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate (radish extract)

Extract from radish that has a natural antibacterial effect as well as hydrating effect on the skin.

Linoleic Acid

Vitamin F.

Linolenic Acid

Vitamin F.


Malic Acid (apple acid)

pH regulator

Malus Domestica Fruit Cell Culture Extract

Apple stem cells are similar to the skin’s own cells – and their regenerative properties aid the skin’s natural ability to renew itself. Stem cell extract has a visible effect on the surface of the skin and helps to reduce and prevent dry lines.

Mangifera Indica Seed Butter

Mango butter. Moisturizing and nourishing properties.

Maris Sal

French Mediterranean salt.

Mel Ekstract

Honey naturally retains moisture in the skin as it both attracts and holds it. The vitamins in honey are primarly ascorbic acid, vitamin C and vitamin B. The relevant minerals in honey are phosphorus, magnesium, calcium, iron, sodium and potassium. Equal parts of the proteins in honey come from plant materials and from the bees.


Has a cooling effect and a characteristically fresh fragrance.

Mica, CI77891, CI77491, Magnesium Stearate

Natural color and mica. Mica is a natural and easily degradable mineral, accepted by both the Nordic Swan Ecolabel and Ecocert Cosmos Organic. Rudolph Care only uses mica from partners who are able to prove that the mining is carried out in accordance with responsible sourcing, entirely distanced from all sorts of child labor. From 1st July 2021, we have suspended all sourcing of mica from India.

Microcrystalline Cellulose

Gentle scrub that removes dead skin cells from the skin surface.



Vegetable oil derived from RSPO certified palm oil or coconut oil. Provides a long-lasting feeling of soft and supple skin.

Olea Europaea Fruit Oil (olive oil)

Vegetable oil derived from palm or coconut oil. Provides a long-lasting feeling of soft and supple skin.

Oleic Acid

Natural remains from thistle oil of which vitamin F is extracted.

Olus Oil

Vegetable softener. Provides soft, smooth and flexible skin. Adds texture to the product.

Oryza Sativa Powder

A fine-grained granule originating from rice that gently exfoliates the skin. Removes dead skin cells from the skin surface.


Palmitic Acid

Natural remains from thistle oil of which vitamin F is extracted.

Pentylene Glycol

A 100% naturally derived and multifunctional ingredient. Retains moisture, softens and has anti-microbial properties.


Natural perfume without any of the listed 26 fragrance allergens that the EU recommends we avoid. Rudolph Care has prioritized using natural perfume that's made from natural oils with no synthetic substances. The natural perfume is made with great care under circumstances that do not put a strain on the environment.

Persea Gratissima Fruit Extract

Avocado extract. Avocado contains carbonhydrates and proteins with hydrating and regenerating qualities that are beneficial for dry and damaged skin. With their high vitamin content they also suit exhausted and dull skin very well.

Persea Gratissima Oil

Avocado oil. Contains vitamins A, B1, B2, D and E. Good on dry, dehydrated and mature skin. Holds moisturizing and caring properties and is for that reason effective on troubled skin. Gives soft and supple skin.

Plukenetia Volubilis Seed Oil

Inca Inchi is a peruvian plant that’s been known by locals for thousands of years. Inca inchi oil is one of the richest on omega 3, but also holds a very high level of omega 6. Has softening properties that maintains the skin’s elasticity and moisture balance.

Polyglyceryl-2 Dipolyhydroxystearate

Vegetable emulsifier.

Potassium Alum

Natural crystal, which allows the body to sweat, but encapsulates the smell.

Potassium Sorbate

Mild preservative used in food.


Derived from sugar. Has a cleansing and preserving effect.

Propylene Glycol

Support agent in spinach extract.

Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis Oil (almond oil)

A high content of vitamins A, B1, B2, B6 and E softens, moisturizes and makes the skin feel supple and firm.

Prunus Armeniaca Kernel Oil (apricot kernel oil)

Softens, moisturizes and enriches with essential fatty acids and vitamins.

Prunus Armeniacea Seed Powder

Scrubbing grains from apricot. Removes dead cells of the skin.


Pullulan is a water-soluble polysaccharide that adds a soft feel and light texture to the product so that it's easy to apply. Made with enzymes from egg and milk.

Pyrus Malus Fiber (apple fiber)

Apple fiber is a gentle ingredient that embraces, plumps and refines fine lines and wrinkles.


Ricinus Communis Seed Oil

Castor oil is a good, taste neutral oil. Castor oil comes from the ricinus bean and is full of nourishment and a strong ability to lock moisture into the skin.

Rosa Canina Fruit Extract

Rosehip is a natural source of vitamin C, linoleic acid and linolenic acid that give the ingredient its moisturizing and softening properties. Besides, the skin is nourished with vitamin A, D, E and essential fatty acids.

Rosa Canina Fruit Oil

Rosehip oil has restorative and elasticity boosting properties. Adds moisture and has a rich level of nourishing omega 6 and vitamin A.


Saccharide Isomerate

Effective moisturizer extracted from sugar, this ingredient retains moisture by binding itself to the keratin in the upper layer of the skin. Normalizes the skin to make it soft and supple.

Salicornia herbacea extract

The extract from saltwort, that appears naturally along the Danish coastline, is known for its caring and moisture retaining abilities.

Salvia Hispanica Seed Oil

Chia oil. Rich in omega 3, contains vitamins and minerals that maintain a healthy skin barrier. Leaves the skin soft and fully nourished.

Sambucus Nigra Flower Extract

Softens, reduces skin inflammation, cleanses and treats redness.

Sesamum Indicum Seed Oil

Sesame seed oil has extraordinarily softening qualities and is therefore used in moisturizers. Seasame oil has hydrating, nourishing, cleansing, regenerating and repairing effects.


Natural exfoliation granules with a gentle rounded texture. Removes dead skin cells from the skin surface.

Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil (jojoba oil)

Smoothes, adds moisture and suppleness and amplifies the skins natural elasticity. Great for dry, sensitive and oily skin. Reinforces the skin’s natural elasticity.

Sodium Benzoate (Natrium Benzoat/Atamon)

Mild preservative used in foods.

Sodium Citrate

Sodium salted with citric acid, pH regulator.

Sodium Coco-Sulfate

Mild vegetable washing active. Originates from coconut oil and RSPO certified palm oil.

Sodium Dehydroacetate

Mild preservant.

Sodium hyaluronate

Hyaluronic acid has the ability to attract and retain moisture in the skin which has a naturally plumping effect. The moisture smooths and softens the skin, boosts skin elasticity, reduces dryness wrinkles and gives a gorgeous glow.

Sodium Hydroxide

pH regulator

Sodium Levulinate

Mild preservative.

Sodium PCA

A planet-based moisture retaining amino acid complex. Boosts the skin's ability to absorb moisture.

Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate

Vegetable stabilizer/texturizer, derived from soya oil or RSPO certified palm oil.

Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate

Vegetable stabilizer, which gives texture to the product.


Moisturizing agent and skin-conditioning agent. Softens the skin.

Spinacia Oleracea Leaf Extract

Spinach extract is filled with many vitamins (A, E, C and K) and critical minerals such as magnesium, manganese, iron and calcium that help revitalize the skin. It’s filled with antioxidants. Spinach also protects against free radicals.

Spirulina Platensis Extract

Spirulina extract that protects the skin with its high content of antioxidants.

Stearic Acid

Vegetable stabilizer/texturizer, derived from RSPO-certified palm oil or coconut oil.

Stearyl Alcohol

Vegetable stabilizer/texturizer, derived from RSPO certified palm oil or coconut oil.

Sucrose Cocoate

Vegetable conditioner with an origin from coconut oil.

Sucrose Laurate

Emulsifier that can absorb oil. Becomes gel.

Sucrose Palmitate

Viscosity stabilizer.

Sucrose Stearate

Viscosity stabilizer.


Terminalia Arjuna Extract

Extract from the Ayurvedic Indian tree, Terminalia Arjuna, that helps restore skin plumpness and reduce puffy eyes. Embraces wrinkles and fine lines and visibly reduces dark circles under the eyes.

Tocopherol (Vitamin E)

Natural antioxidant that protects against free radicals and the product from rancidity. Vitamin E also helps to maintain the skin’s elasticity and suppleness.


Softening vegetable oil. Tends to feel a bit 'dry' which means it's not greasy on the skin.



Softening vegetable oil. Tends to feel a bit 'dry' which means it's not greasy on the skin.


Vaccinium Macrocarpon Fruit Water

Cranberries are categorized as “super fruits” due to their nourishing and antioxidant effect. Contain the antioxidant vitamin C that protects from free radicals and slows down the natural aging process in the skin.

Vitis Vinifera Fruit Water

Grape extract. Nourishes the skin.


Xanthan Gum

Vegetable polysaccharide added to provide consistency.


Zea Mays Starch

Texture agent originating from corn.

Zingiber Officinale Water

Contains antioxidants to protect the skin against damage. Also provides a boost of energy and revitalizes the skin.